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turn

noun
 
 
/tɜːn/
[S] FINANCE, ECONOMICS a change in the way something such as prices, rates, or the economy is behaving: It is too early to know whether the economy has reached a turn in the cycle.take a turn for the better/worse Media stocks took a turn for the better.bad/downward/upward turn The figures have taken a downward turn.
[C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the profit from an investment: The shares were picked up by investors looking to make a quick turn on their money.
[C] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE the difference between a trader’s buying price and selling price for particular shares, currencies, etc. →  See also spread noun
(Definition of turn noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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